Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Ballinger Park trail, playground taking shape

At Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace, a portion of a planned trail is already paved, and the outer wall bordering a new playground is evident in these photos taken Thursday, Sept. 22. The playground will be more inclusive, allowing accessibility to children with disabilities and sensory challenges. The trail will connect the Mountlake Terrace Community…

Scene in MLT: Ferris Bueller sighting?

Photographer David Carlos spotted this vehicle at the old Rogers Market parking lot, where a casual car meet-up usually happens on Friday afternoons. According to Carlos, the car is a Ferrari tribute car. The badge on it says  “Forrari Cal Spyder.” More about the car featured in the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is here.

Can you name this location in Mountlake Terrace?

Introducing a new feature asking readers to identify the location of a place or landmark, as captured by local photographers. If you know where this is, submit your answer in the comments below. And if you have a photo to share for this feature, email it to

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Boy Scouts pitch in with yard cleanup

Volunteers from Boy Scout Troop 312 in late June helped with yard cleanup duties in Mountlake Terrace. According to the City of Mountlake Terrace, a resident asked Troop 312 to assist in cleaning up an elderly neighbor’s overgrown yard. “The troop and its leaders, along with the neighbor, sprang into action on June 29 and…

Scene over Lake Ballinger: 3rd of July fireworks

Photos taken over Lake Ballinger during the City of Mountlake Terrace’s Third of July fireworks show Sunday night. See photos of the pre-fireworks festivities here. Have photos of the event you want to share? Email them to

Scene in Brier: Rainbow

Photographer David Carlos captured Friday evening’s rainbow over Brier, via a 360-degree sphere shot with his drone.